Work/Life/Travel Balance Archive


5 Practical Tips on Making Round the World Travel More Affordable

It’s decided. You’re ready to get out there and see the world, and soon. But having made the first hard decision, a new set of doubts and misgivings start to set in. Can you afford it? How can you make long-term or RTW travel work on your budget? It takes some planning,


Where the Digital Nomads Congregate Around the World

Those who live a location independent lifestyle have some 200 countries to pick from and different places within them. So where do the digital nomads go when they stop moving for a while? Some truly are nomads. They never stop in one place for long enough to settle in. That can get


One Expat’s Experience Buying a House in Portugal

I interviewed a couple people who had bought a home in Portugal when I was doing the research for A Better Life for Half the Price, but this week I caught up with Suitcase Entrepreneur Natalie Sisson when I heard she had just gone through the process this summer. She recently purchased


Hear How to Get a Better Life for Half the Price

Are you a person who likes to listen to books because you’re on the move a lot? Now you can pick up A Better Life for Half the Price in audio book form on My first book came out at the end of 2002 any many others followed, but I’m excited


You Don’t Have to Live With Unaffordable Housing Prices

Pity the young couple living in the San Francisco Bay area that wants to buy a house. A report in the Wall Street Journal found that 57.4 percent of homes in that city and a neighboring county were worth $1 million or more. A recent “steal of the week” in a real